If you want to know how to make paper airplanes it's best to choose an expert.
William loves making paper airplanes. He's made all the models we've ever seen.
So I asked him to show you step by step his favorite easy model which is guaranteed to fly far and will give your kids hours of fun.
There are lots of airplanes to learn how to make, but you'll soon find that some fly better than others and instructions can be a bit hard to follow.
It's always good to get first-hand advice.
The homeschool airplane William's chosen isn't the most beautiful model you've ever seen.
But his homeschool airplane for kids is really easy to make and will definitely fly far.
What more do you need?
It's a paper airplane that's probably appeared in a number of kids books before; the difference is that William's flight tested it and rated it top for the best easy model around.
He's going to take you through the stages step by step so you can learn how to make your own.
Take an A4 piece of multi purpose printer paper. Fold the top edge to the side edge.
Fold down the top corner.
Fold down the top corner again.
Fold the plane in half.
Fold down the wings on the front and on the back.
Fold up the bottom edges of the wings on the front and back to make slats.
the wings stick out to the sides and then get the slats to stick
There you go! The finished homeschool airplane which will fly far and defy all comers.
There's a great non-commercial site which has a free printable 21 page booklet which shows you:
You can get it here.
Stacey recommends this book that she is using with her daughter. The book has a 32-page booklet and 6 original design projects and are all easy paper airplanes that look great and fly well.
Please note that the book links on this page are affiliate links so if you buy I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.
Now you've made your homeschool plane, the fun can start:
Learning how to make paper airplanes often leads onto making even more exciting models.
We've done loads, so we've put together a homeschooling guide to help you pick the best in our page on kids model airplanes.
Here are some general tips for kids whatever airplanes you choose to make:
If you'd like more ideas for homeschooling kids paper crafts, we can show you how to make paper move. Make a pterosaur fly and see the volcano erupt in our homeschooling kindergarten activities.
We hope you have a lot of fun learning how to make paper airplanes; we certainly did!